The company's fifth cannabis store in the Las Vegas area and 48th in the nation.
Green Thumb Industries (CSE: GTII), a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise™ and Essence retail stores, today announced it will open Essence South Durango, on June 27. This is Green Thumb's fifth Essence store in the Las Vegas area and 48th retail location in the nation. Profits from the first day of sales will be donated to Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit coalition of cannabis industry leaders, executives, and artists dedicated to bringing restorative justice to the cannabis industry.
We are thrilled to open our fifth Essence location in Nevada and the second Essence store in Las Vegas this year following Essence South Rainbow's opening in May.Ben Kovler, Chief Executive Officer
"We are incredibly proud of our team's continued resilience and execution throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The team is also honored to support the important work of an organization we passionately believe in, the Last Prisoners Project, which redresses the past and continuing harms of unjust laws and policies so that victimless cannabis prisoners can walk free," said Green Thumb Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ben Kovler.
Mary Bailey, Managing Director of Last Prisoner Project, said: "We are both humbled and grateful for partners like Green Thumb Industries who support our mission to help those negatively and disproportionately affected by the criminalization of cannabis. Green Thumb's ongoing dedication to our efforts is very much valued and appreciated."
In addition to its retail business, Green Thumb manufactures and distributes its branded products including Cannabiotix, Desert Grown Farms, Dogwalkers, incredibles and Rythm in Nevada. Green Thumb also has licenses to open six more retail stores in the state.
Essence South Durango offers pre-order for in-store pick up, curbside pickup and delivery. Customers can learn more by visiting EssenceVegas.com. Essence South Durango is located at 6410 South Durango Drive in Las Vegas and open daily from 8:00 am to 1:00 am.
To learn more about Green Thumb Industries, visit the company HQ here.
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